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Old 09-15-2013, 01:27 PM
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Don't care who's jeep ships first, as long as they ship. Come on Jeep, release them already - we are going nuts waiting for them!!!
I think I remember Orson Welles said "We will ship no Jeep before its time."

Apparently, he was drunk on wine when he said this though...
After so many takes, who wouldn't be.

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Old 09-15-2013, 01:32 PM
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I think I remember Orson Welles said "We will ship no Jeep before its time."

Apparently, he was drunk on wine when he said this though...
After so many takes, who wouldn't be.
Yes, but in Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner heard "If Jeep builds it, they will come"
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Yes, but in Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner heard "If Jeep builds it, they will come"
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Old 09-15-2013, 01:35 PM
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Re: 2014 diesel production

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Yes, but in Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner heard "If Jeep builds it, they will come"
No... He said if Chevy Builds it Jeeps will come...
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Old 09-15-2013, 01:37 PM
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No... He said if Chevy Builds it Jeeps will come...
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Old 09-15-2013, 01:44 PM
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Good One!!!
Well you have to admit, every time Chevy pops his head in here, we appear to step closer to Release! For all we know Chevy is National Distribution Co-ordinator and Marlon is VP Dealer Distribution in disguise
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Awful silent on here....Shhhhhhhh....its the quiet before the storm.

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Old 09-15-2013, 10:06 PM
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Awful silent on here....Shhhhhhhh....its the quiet before the storm.

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Yes, not much posting activity today. Maybe everyone is just sitting back now waiting for KZ. If you need something to watch, here is my current project - restoring my great-grandfather's 1930 Ford Model A....
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Since I made the video, I found a really bad shimmy in the front end, so I've rebuilt the front axles, king pins, steering sector, wishbone radius ball and tie rod ball ends. That fixed the shimmy problem. I also sandblasted the wire spoke wheels, painted them and put on new tubes and tires. Goal is to get it road worthy to drive it a bit yet this fall, not sure if that will happen, then start the body restoration this winter.
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Yes, not much posting activity today. Maybe everyone is just sitting back now waiting for KZ. If you need something to watch, here is my current project - restoring my great-grandfather's 1930 Ford Model A....
1930 Model A First Run After 40 Years - YouTube

Since I made the video, I found a really bad shimmy in the front end, so I've rebuilt the front axles, king pins, steering sector, wishbone radius ball and tie rod ball ends. That fixed the shimmy problem. I also sandblasted the wire spoke wheels, painted them and put on new tubes and tires. Goal is to get it road worthy to drive it a bit yet this fall, not sure if that will happen, then start the body restoration this winter.
Very nice and well chronicled.. I enjoyed it. Especially the beginning. Reminded me of my late night coffee companion, SiriusXM "Radio Classics."

Your dad looked like he never wanted to get out of it. I imagine if we shipped your Jeep a month ago with no seats, he would've be fine with it!

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Your dad looked like he never wanted to get out of it. I imagine if we shipped your Jeep a month ago with no seats, he would've be fine with it!
Now that brought a smile to my face. You're probably right....
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